Embracing the summer produce with these easy Sheet Pan Cheesy Poblano Corn Enchiladas. Charred sweet corn, poblano peppers, and zucchini, tossed with salsa verde, then wrapped up in tortillas. Then topped with two kinds of cheese and baked to golden cheesy perfection. Finish these light and healthy vegetarian enchiladas off with avocado, lots of cilantro, basil, and fresh lime. The perfect weeknight enchiladas made entirely on one sheet pan in less than an hour.
Hey guys, just over here counting down the days to our Mexican vacation. Yes, as I’ve mentioned, we’re heading to Mexico and I sure am excited. So I decided to switch things up from what I had planned and serve up enchiladas today. It’s my way of building up my excitement even more.
These came to mind after a round of fresh sweet corn landed in my fridge last week. And now that June is here, I’m already planning one new corn recipe a week from today through August. Yep, I’m also pretty excited about the summer produce.
Right now I’m all about the simplest recipes that require very little prep and/or time.
Sheet pan dinners are the name of the game. Their only downside is the use of the oven, but for me, it’s worth it. And to be honest, it’s not all that warm here just yet, so I really don’t mind. I love cooking everything all at once and on the same sheet pan too. It just makes life simpler and always turns out a delicious family dinner.
Here are the details
To make these enchiladas it all starts with a sheet pan. For all of my sheet pan dinners, I really love using a sturdy sheet pan like this one. You guys are always asking about my sheet pans, well these are some of my favorites!
To that sheet pan, add a few ears of fresh corn, poblano peppers, zucchini, sweet yellow onions, and lots of garlic. Now, put everything in the oven and roast it until those vegetables have just a little bit of a char.
Now, the rest goes pretty quickly. Remove the corn kernels from the cobb and chopped the vegetables. Then toss everything together with some salsa verde and cheese.
My preferred method to easily remove the corn kernels is to simply lay the ears of roasted corn flat on my cutting board. Then cut down the side of the cob to remove the kernels. Then rotate the cob and continue cutting and rotating the corn until all the kernels are all removed.
Now just bake the enchiladas up and less than an hour later you’ll have darn good (cheesy) enchiladas to enjoy!
They’re the simplest to throw together on a weeknight, and they really do scream summer!
Looking for other summery vegetarian dinners? Here are some favorites:
Lastly, if you make these Sheet Pan Cheesy Poblano Corn Enchiladas, be sure to leave a comment and/or give this recipe a rating! Above all, I love to hear from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every comment. And of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram! Looking through the photos of recipes you all have made is my favorite!
Sheet Pan Cheesy Poblano Corn Enchiladas
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- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- kosher salt and black pepper
- 2 ears corn
- 2 poblano peppers, halved
- 1 small zucchini, chopped
- 1 yellow onion, quartered
- 4 whole garlic cloves, peeled
- 3 cups salsa verde
- 2-4 chipotle chilies in adobo chopped (or 1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder)
- 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped
- 10-12 corn or flour tortillas
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
- avocado, yogurt/sour cream crumbled cotija/feta, and limes, for serving
1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.2. Arrange the corn, poblano, zucchini, onions, and garlic on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 15-25 minutes, until the vegetables have a light char. 3. Remove the corn kernels from the cob, de-seed the poblano pepper and cut into slices, and chop the onions and garlic. Add everything back to the baking sheet and toss with 1 cup salsa verde, the chipotle, paprika, honey, half the cheese, the cilantro, and basil. 4. Pour 1 cup of the salsa verde onto the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Spoon the vegetable filling down the center of each tortilla, tuck, and roll. Place the tortillas, seam side down, into the baking dish. Pour the remaining salsa verde over top of the enchiladas. Top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the cheese has melted. Top as desired and enjoy warm!